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Locked and Unloaded: Two Bicycles Stolen in 17 Minutes, One from Each Darien Train Station

Bicycles parked Darien Railroad Station Darien Train Station Bikes 09-18-17
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From 11:35 a.m. to 11:52 p.m., a thief removed two bicycles, both locked, from each of Darien’s two train stations, according to surveillance video records, police said. In those 17 minutes, the man stole property valued at a total of $1,400 by the separate owners. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Police Join Other Police in Two-Week Ticketing Campaign for No Seatbelt Use

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With the Memorial Day Weekend approaching, Connecticut’s law enforcement agencies intend to promote safe driving and increase the protection of all motorists. From May 21, 2018 to June 3, 2018 — the week before and the week after Memorial Day — law enforcement officials will be out on Connecticut’s roads enforcing the State Occupant Protection laws and issuing citations to those who are unbuckled.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Restaurant Receipt + Video Used to Identify Thief Who Stole $102 from Purse

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Apparently, no one noticed when a 30-year-old customer at a Darien restaurant took an employee’s unattended purse to the men’s bathroom and stole $102 from it on April 7, police said. But video surveillance cameras are always watching, and when police looked at the recording, they could see the customer leave her table, take the purse from where the employee left it, then walk toward the restrooms, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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In New Canaan: ‘Marijuana: Just the Facts’ From a Medical Expert, Psychiatrist & Social Workers

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“Marijuana- Just the Facts” will be a discussion tonight of the facts about marijuana, led by Kevin Hill, MD. Dr. Hill is a marijuana expert from Harvard, and author of the book Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth About the World’s Most Popular Weed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Federal Trade Commission: ‘Change Your Twitter Password. Now.’

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You may have heard the recent news that Twitter discovered a bug that stored passwords “unmasked” in an internal log. What does this mean? If you are a Twitter user, your password could be exposed. Twitter says that there are no signs of a breach or misuse by anyone currently, but it’s still a good idea to change your password. Did you use the same password for other accounts? Continue Reading →

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